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      05-08-2013, 09:10 PM   #1
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Project Monaco - A Photographic Journal UPDATED 10/17

Hello Everyone!
I'm a new member to the board and already got bit by the mod bug. Picked up this amazing E92 335i xdrive and loving it so far. Other than my hobby for cars, I love taking photos for fun and for professional work. Some of my photos have been featured on various magazines such as Rolling Stone, Billboard Magazine and more (I work for a music company and do some photography during concerts and such). What I will try to achieve in this thread is to combine my love for cars and photography. I will do my best to keep the journal updated as my car progresses. I am hopeful that many will join me in the journey, so subscribe, contribute and enjoy!

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Subject: The ever so challenging to photograph, Monaco Blue 335xi
Equipment: Sony A7R, Sony RX100 II, Nikon D5100






Table of Contents:
Lamin-X Fog Light Tint
DIY Blacked Out Grill
Hamann Style Front Lip Install
Carbon Fiber Performance Spoiler
Side Reflector Delete
Lower Grill Blacked Out
New Wheels - VMR V710
Griot's Garage Orbital
DetailedImage Goodies
Cyba Scoops
ProSplitters Side Skirt Extension
ProSplitters Side Skirt Install
Carbon Fiber Interior Wrap
Red Striping Interior



Photoshoots:
Throgs Neck Bridge
Neighborhood Photoshoot
Graffiti Photoshoot
Throgs Neck Bridge #2
Bimmerfest 2014
Parking Garage
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      05-08-2013, 09:13 PM   #2
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Cool intro. Looks like you got some work to do.

What are the plans for the car as of now?
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      05-08-2013, 09:18 PM   #3
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      05-08-2013, 09:32 PM   #5
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ohhhh so thats you and your car. hahah

i love my monaco blue color
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      05-08-2013, 09:36 PM   #6
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Cool intro. Looks like you got some work to do.

What are the plans for the car as of now?
Thanks, yea this is going to be a fun build

Once the weather gets better:
Blacking out the grill (top and bottom) - done
Blacking out the rear emblems - keeping them chrome
Blacking out the trim (depends on how the top 2 turn out) - keeping them chrome
Side reflector delete - done
Installation of fog light tint - done
Installation of carbon fiber Hamann style front lip - done
Installation of carbon fiber performance spoiler - done

Near future:
Installation of interior LED upgrade
Installation of LUX Angel Eyes done
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      05-09-2013, 04:17 AM   #7
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welcome and congrats on your new 3, MB is a really cool color to mod!
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      05-09-2013, 07:26 AM   #8
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nice shots..time to start modding
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My Lamin-x fog light tints came in! Installed them on the car and they are awesome! Very thick material too. More goodies should be arriving tomorrow so i'll probably snap some updated pics this weekend


Lamin-x yellow tint by brianw0ng, on Flickr
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after all your mods, your car is going to end up looking like mine lol
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after all your mods, your car is going to end up looking like mine lol
LOLOL i just saw a pic of your car... i guess mine is going to look great! haha, thanks for posting my future
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Welcome!

Post up a pic of your car once the Lamin X is on!

Happy modding!!
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My Hamann style replica lip came in. Looks fantastic! The carbon fiber weave is spot on. Has pre-drilled holes and comes with screws. If the weather is alright tomorrow, i'll take pics during the install!



And here's a quick iPhone pic of the Lamin-x yellow tint

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how the hell did you get that tint on? I gave up on it when I had my m-tech bumper
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how the hell did you get that tint on? I gave up on it when I had my m-tech bumper
it was as simple as can be. Just clean the the glass, and place the tint right over as if it were an iPhone screen protector
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it was as simple as can be. Just clean the the glass, and place the tint right over as if it were an iPhone screen protector
Think mine have been harder because they were round and curved, I couldn't even cut the circles right lol
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welcum! let me know when youre ready to join our team haha. we will protect you like a condom.
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I like how most of the people who have posted in this thread have monaco blue cars (including myself), haha. welcome to the forum. there are very few monaco blue e92s on here... I feel like the only members I know with this color have already posted here. enjoy the car. nice key chain.
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Took advantage of the beautiful weather here today! Decided to paint the grills black and add my hamann style front lip. Here are some pics:

Man... the grill was a pain in the ass to get off but was easy after i got the first one off:




Hamann style lip was pretty straight forward to get on. Fitment was perfect!





Overall pretty productive day, next project is blacking out the badges in the back, side reflectors, and bottom grills.
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